Council on Library and Information Resources, No. 81 (May/June 2011)
It includes the following articles:
From a Summary: “What form should a Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) take? What will be its audience, uses, and capabilities? CLIR President Chuck Henry warns that defining hard and fast categories of users and content boundaries will impede development of the DPLA and argues for creating a resource that can serve flexibly a broad variety of needs known and as-yet unknown.”
Digital Library Federation (DLF) Director Rachel Frick summarizes recent discussions on linked data and possible next steps for DLF.
Collaborative work to expose three major archival collections documenting the civil rights and voter education movements in the United States is affording archivists and scholars new insights into one of the most transformational eras in US history.
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